Tagged: Sam Peltzman

Peltzman at the Ring? - The Dismal Science

Eric Crampton Jul 29, 2014

The International Boxing Association last year banned the use of headgear by amateur boxers starting on the first of June, 2013. I'd missed it then but caught it via @SirWB. Why'd they do it? Peltzman effects, or at least perhaps:Amateur boxers are to be banned from wearing headgear in a bid to reduce the number of head injuries.While the move … Read More